MITCHELL, BELLE (1874, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
2892
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Algonac, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Navagh
Original Owner and Location:
E. & O. Mitchell, Oswego, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
136.7'
Beam:
25.6'
Depth:
11.4'
Tonnage (gross):
320
Tonnage (net):
304
Final Disposition
Final Location:
22 miles from Long Point.
Lake Erie.
Date:
14 Oct 1888
How:
Sunk.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
Bound Toledo, OH - Buffalo, NY, went missing in a gale; all 8 crew lost.
History

1874, Apr Launched, Algonac, MI; ran Detroit, MI - Oswego, NY; cost $24,000; sister to OLIVER MITCHELL.

1874, Apr 8 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1874, Nov Outfit damaged, Lake Huron.

1886, Aug 27 Aground Port Colborne, Lake Erie.

1886, Oct 14 Owned A.F. Barber, Clayton, NY & Captain Rusha; lost, Lake Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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MITCHELL, BELLE (1874, Schooner)